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The red grape variety (also Weinsberg S 342, WE S 342) is a new breed between Helfensteiner x Heroldrebe What was published in 2012 DNA analysis was confirmed. The crossing took place in 1955 through August herald (1902-1973) at the Weinbauinstitut vineyard in Württemberg. Of the variety protection was granted in 1994. Incidentally, with the same parents is also the much more successful new breeding Dornfelder emerged. The name of the variety was awarded in honor of the German philosopher Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel (1770-1831). The vine yields ruby ​​red wines with a spicy aroma. In 2009, she occupied in Germany 10 hectares of vineyards with consistent trend. There are also small areas in Belgium,

Hegel - grape and leaf

Images: Ursula Brühl, Julius Kühn Institute (JKI), Federal Research Center for Cultivated Plants,
Institute for Grapevine Breeding Geilweilerhof - 76833 Siebeldingen, GERMANY

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